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Welcome to Business Teller. Get the latest about business and how it affects you and let your mind travel on Business Teller.

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Sunday, 8 September 2013

35 Questions That Will Change Your Life

“Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.” – Voltaire
“We make our world significant by the courage of our questions and by the depth of our answers.” – Carl Sagan
“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand
As I turn 35 and think of my life so far and what’s to come, I realize how much I’m shaped by the questions I ask.  I’ve always been insatiably curious.  These are the 35 questions that have made the biggest impact on my life.

Friday, 23 August 2013

Porting: MTN is Biggest Loser, Etisalat Biggest Gainer


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MTN Nigeria has taken a big hit by recording 49 per cent of the overall subscribers that have switched service providers under the recently introduced Mobile Number Portability (MNP) scheme, according to figures released this week by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

MICROSOFT CEO TO RESIGN


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Steve Ballmer has announced his intent to retire as CEO from Microsoft, admitting that the company needs new “longer-term” leadership as part of its efforts to restructure as a devices and services company.

10 Interview Fashion Blunders-What Not to Wear to the Interview

Nowadays, if you were to ask 100 people their opinion about what to wear to an interview, the majority would answer, "Dress on the conservative side."

Crisis Leadership: The Top Ten Mistakes Leaders Make and How To Avoid Them



Employee shooting! Chemical spill! Product recall! Cybertechnology attack! Executive kidnapping! Natural disaster! Plant bombing! Terrorist attack! Once reserved within the imagination of a Hollywood screenwriter or suspense novelist, these kinds of crises now dominate our daily news headlines. Whether around the corner or around the world, these crisis scenarios are now far too common within our increasingly complex, stressful and dangerous world.

What a successful turnaround looks like


You’re CEO of a once great company, now beleaguered on all sides by competitors and a rapidly changing industry. How do you get back on top?

Absurd but kinda necessary-10 excuses for missing work


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Here are 10 excuses -- five smart and five not-so-smart -- to help you save face and your sanity at work.

Bye bye iphone. we have just fallen in love with the nokia lumia 925



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AT LAST, NOKIA HAVE PULLED THEIR FINGER OUT AND BUILT A BEAUTY
Another new Nokia? Another chance for us to say Apple and Samsung are way better? Not this time, the Lumia 925 is almost perfect.

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

CHIVITA, HOLLANDIA OTHERS WIN IN GENERATION NEXT AWARDS

Years of consistent high quality, good marketing support, an understanding of the market and consumer trends has paid off as CHI Limited recently won some awards in the just concluded Generation Next Awards, 2013.

Mark Zuckerberg Announces Plan To Get 5 Billion More People Online


Mark Zuckerberg would like to connect the five billion people on the planet who don’t have Internet with the rest of the online world. And while yes, of course, since he’s the founder and CEO of Facebook, one might assume that the more of those people who have access to the World Wide Web, the more there’ll be on Facebook.

This Mysterious Website Tells You When You Will Die

Ever wonder how long you have to live? It turns out the Internet can answer even that.
Using actuarial data compiled by Wolfram|Alpha, a writer and former software designer named Philip Bump has set up a life clock on his website. Here's the site where you can calculate your own death time. Punch in your date of birth, sex and country where you live

Finally, A Robot That Will Talk To Your Children So You Don't Have To

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You work really hard all day, so when you're finally back at home, all you want to do is kick back with your iPad and play with some apps.
A little Candy Crush and scotch to ease the pain, am I right? But no.
First some 8-year-old wants you to talk to them. Then some 3-year-old is trying to give you a hug. Ugh.

12 Warning Signs Your Job Is Becoming Obsolete







In our unstable economic times, there are few employees who feel absolutely sure their job will still be here tomorrow.

But it's not productive to be distracted by needless worry every day. So how do we know when to relax and when to worry (and start polishing up that resume?)

Sources of Small Business Financing

Small businesses can get money through "equity financing" or "debt financing." Equity financing means that you sell stock in your company to a buyer, who then has an ownership interest in your company. Debt financing means a loan -- you owe the person who holds the debt (usually a promissory note) the amount borrowed. Here are the most common sources of equity and debt financing for small businesses.

Xbox One Vs. PS4 Full Launch Line-Up


The full launch line-up for both Microsoft‘s Xbox One and Sony‘s PS4 have been revealed, though more games could be added and it’s always possible that some of these games could be delayed.

Three Ways To Use Video To Build Your Personal Brand


Video is quickly becoming the most valuable tool for building your brand. Why? Because video allows you to deliver a complete communication that’s visual and relatable and will build those all-important emotional connections with people who are making decisions about you. It’s you when you aren’t there! Here are three powerful ways to use video to stand out, increase your visibility and boost your impact.

10 Ways To Make Each Day A Leadership Masterpiece

Years ago, I picked up a pearl of wisdom from coaching great, John Wooden. Make each day your masterpiece!  Living at that level is a powerful and challenging concept.  Most of us fall short and it‘s easy to blame our circumstances and those around us for their distraction.  Yet, a leader has a duty to perform at the highest possible level and an honest assessment may reveal days laden with missed leadership opportunities.

Airtel, Nokia boost internet adoption with new offering


In line with its commitment to connect the next billion users, Airtel Nigeria and Finnish mobile phone maker, Nokia, have partnered to provide new data offerings for customers to access their favourite social media networks on their Nokia Asha devices.

Conglomerates, SMEs raise success chance through business analysis


In recognition that business analysis increases chances of success, large conglomerates, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), and government agencies in Nigeria are warming up for the forthcoming 3rd annual National Business Analysis Conference.

Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Five ways for businesses to make the most of social media


Social media is all the rage right now. Everybody is on Facebook and Twitter, and many people are venturing into Pinterest and Google Plus and Tumblr and Wordpress. Everywhere you look, somebody is updating their status, tweeting their thoughts, pinning a page and blogging about it.

10 Mobile Apps To Make Your Business More Productive

Here are 10 top picks (in no particular order) for some fun and simple productivity apps that are either brand new or offering new features in 2013. Enjoy—and feel free to chime in with your own recommendations and picks.

The One Thing Successful People Don't Do (And 9 Famous Examples)





There are many varieties of success. Jobs and careers are one area, but success in family life, personal relationships, community and church work, philanthropy and sports or treasured hobbies are important success priorities as well.

Sunday, 18 August 2013

7 Tips to Make This A Great Week


Well Monday is so close. While this of course means the weekend is over, it also means a new week of unlimited potential lies ahead. The following are 7 ideas that will help you have a happy, productive and meaningful week:

70 Billion Reasons For A Public Company To Go Private- The Blackberry Story


When you lose more than $70 billion in stock market value in the space of roughly five years, it might just be time to put the investing public out of its misery and come off the stock market.

Saturday, 17 August 2013

WHATSAPP VERSUS BBM

Since the era of mankind exists, there exists - "Battle of sexes" and it famously brought up line - men are from mars, women from venus and since the time smartphones have come into existence, it has made way for a new battle cutting across countries, generations and smartphones.

Ten African Internet Millionaires To Watch


Africa may not yet have an Internet billionaire, but there are a handful of savvy African entrepreneurs who’ve built 7- and 8-figure fortunes by identifying and taking advantage of the opportunities on the continent’s web space.

Daddy's Girl: How An African 'Princess' Banked $3 Billion In A Country Living On $2 A Day

Isabel dos Santos of Angola, Africa's Richest Woman
LAST DECEMBER Isabel dos Santos commemorated her tenth wedding anniversary to Congolese businessman Sindika Dokolo with a party. Subtlety wasn’t on the menu.

Friday, 16 August 2013

Nigerian lady invents electricity generating football and becomes Ambassador

 
Abuja – The Federal Government has appointed Jessica Mathews, a U.S.-based Nigerian, who invented energy generating football and skipping rope as an `Entrepreneurship Ambassador’.

Google Blocks Videos From Playing On The Windows Phone YouTube App


Google has blocked videos from the YouTube app on Windows Phones for violating the terms of use.

Top 10 highest paid Nigerian singers/actresses

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In time past, music and acting were seen more as passion rather than a profession.  However today, it has gone beyond passion and has become not just a vocation but also a money spinning machine.

Here's What An Interviewer Really Means When They Ask 'What Is Your Greatest Weakness?'


In interviews, some questions are strategically placed to either make or break a job candidate.
Brainteaser questions are meant to see if you can think on your feet. Situational questions are supposed to reveal your problem-solving abilities.

10 Scientifically-Proven Ways To Relax

 
 Thank God it's Friday!

Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Apple wins completely meaningless Samsung import ban (but more lawyers got paid!)



Apple wins completely meaningless Samsung import ban (but more lawyers got paid!)
Apple hasn’t had a lot of wins lately in its global battle against Samdroid, the Samsung-Android juggernaut that has steamrolled Google’s mobile operating system into an 80 percent hammerlock on global market share.
But it did.

Cool fashion trend: South Korean women wear 'refrigerator pants' to beat the heat

Grandma's old curtains. At least they're functional.

Is South Korea's government's power-saving campaign, which has included drastic measures like turning off air conditioners at 19,000 public organizations, to blame for the rise of "refrigerator pants?"

Blackberry in a battle for survival

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Just as Dell finally nears the end of its torturous, six-month long buyout process, another past-its-prime former tech rock star appears to be laying the groundwork for a buyout of its own.

Monday, 12 August 2013

Hyperloop to become the world`s fastest means of transportation


Elon Musk’s 800-mph Hyperloop would turn high-speed trains into snail rail

Elon Musk’s 800-mph Hyperloop would turn high-speed trains into snail rail.
Elon Musk revealed plans for his radical new form of transportation called the Hyperloop today, and yes, it really does look cool. 

The Success Story of Samsung Electronics: How It All Began


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On Dec. 30, 1968, Samsung’s founding Chairman Byung-chull Lee and other executives gathered for a meeting where a crucial decision to enter the electronics business was made. Thus on Jan. 13, 1969, Samsung Electronics was born.

How to start your own t-shirt business

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It seems nowadays everybody’s selling t-shirts and, if you haven’t started already, you might be next. Before you jump into the t-shirt business you might wanna take a few pointers, and we’ve got you covered. Here’s a guide on how to start your own t-shirt business, divided into the 10 most important aspects.

Sunday, 11 August 2013

5 Secrets for Making Your Logo Stand Out

5 Secrets for Making Your Logo Stand Out
Your logo is the face of your company. It will often be the first thing people see and the main thing they remember. If asked, most of us could name at least a few iconic logos, whether it be Coca-Cola's cursive script or the namesake bird of Penguin Books.

Friday, 9 August 2013

Aliko Dangote Lecture at Lagos Business School Part 1

How to start a Small Business with no Money and Bad Credit?

14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends


“A successful person is usually one who has achieved a measure of happiness and fulfillment in their work, family, and spiritual life (however that is defined for the individual),” Kurow adds. “Most successful people need to feel a sense of accomplishment and are self-motivated to tackle the next challenge.”
Here are 14 things successful people do (or should be doing) on weekends:

The 25 Companies That Give The Most Difficult Job Interviews




According to reviews on the Glassdoor site, the company with the toughest interview process for a second consecutive year is the prestigious consulting firm McKinsey & Company.

Thursday, 8 August 2013

Lessons from a self-made female billionaire



Zhang Xin is an example of true grit success. She rose from the faceless assembly line of a Beijing factory to a property magnate richer than Donald Trump and Oprah.

Selling Mandela: From t-shirts to TV shows, how Madiba became a brand


Nelson Mandela's daughter Makaziwe Mandela, and her daughter Tukwini Mandela, show off their House of Mandela wine range.

Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Coming soon to Facebook: TV-style ads

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Nielsen released a report  stating that Facebook has a larger prime-time audience of 18- to 24-year-olds than any of the four major TV networks in the US.

Business Unusual- Man tries to sell girlfriend`s baby for $100 just to get her full attention


The gift of life is so precious that it’s impossible to put a price on, but that didn’t stop one New York City man from trying. He decided a 2-month-old baby was worth at least $100 on Craigslist.

Tuesday, 6 August 2013

World's first lab-grown burger is eaten in London


The world's first lab-grown burger has been cooked and eaten at a news conference in London.
Scientists took cells from a cow and, at an institute in the Netherlands, turned them into strips of muscle that they combined to make a patty.

Big Brother Africa: The good, the bad, the ugly (Is it worth the money if you don`t win?)


It is billed to be cool. Actually, it is cool; it should be – depending on your vantage point. A show that gets all of Africa clamouring to catch a glimpse of, mainly in anticipation of what romances the contestant housemates might get up to, among other attractions, and distractions.

The Madness Of BlackBerry Q5 Pricing


The Q5 is now launching in emerging markets – and at a price level that is raw folly. After the May quarter volume disappointment, it seems highly likely that BlackBerry priced the Q10 and Z10 too high.

Top 100 Inspirational Quotes


Inspirational quotes and motivational quotes have the power to get us through a bad week, and can even  give us the courage to pursue our life’s dreams.  So in the spirit of self motivation, here are 100 inspirational quotes.